Photograph by Madelene Cronje
Lewis R. Gordon is an Afro-Jewish philosopher, political thinker, educator, and musician (drums, other percussive instruments, and piano), who was born on the island of Jamaica and grew up in the Bronx, New York, where he attended Evander Child’s High School, played jazz in NY night clubs, and went to Lehman College under the Lehman Scholars Program. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Yale university.
This guide includes information, citations, and links to Dr. Gordon's writings that are available through the LaGuardia Library. Additional resources on Africana philosophy are included.